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  • Reducing Health Care Costs
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    Reducing Health Care Costs

    Businessmen and politicians agreed that rising health care costs were one of the main factors driving long term deficits in the U.S. They discussed ways to make the health care system more efficient…

  • Fiscal Cliff Budget Cuts
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    Fiscal Cliff, Budget Cuts

    Economic experts talked about their recommended solutions for the “fiscal cliff,” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress fails to reach a new budget agreement. Ben White moderated.…

  • Federal Budget and the National Debt Fiscal Policy
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    Federal Budget and the National Debt, Fiscal Policy

    Panelists spoke about fiscal policy and potential ways to reduce the national debt. They also spoke about the state of teh economy, financial regulatory reforms being considered by…